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European forms of populism

Catherine Fieschi discusses the particularities of populism in Europe in today’s edition of Libération. European populisms, she argues, have cross-country commonalities, but when observed closely, they also show important specificites tied to national contexts. Read her interview here.

The generic and country-specific triggers and traits of populism across Europe will be discussed at our seminar ‘Europe’s hidden wiring on Tuesday 15 October. Find out more here.

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The Italian Job:  learning to cope with populists?

We are at turning point in the way in which the mainstream deals with populists.   For those of us who have been studying...

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Bonne Année – Local realities of migration: emotions, institutions, conflict and cooperation

Counterpoint explored local and personal experiences of migration in communities across four European countries (France, Germany, Sweden and Italy), and here we set out...

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Tentacles of Circumstance: The Political Consequences of Inequality

To explore the complex effects of inequality on European societies, this collection brings together essays by scholars of economic history, sociology, psychology and philosophy....